• Entrepreneurship in a Regional Context book cover

    Entrepreneurship in a Regional Context

    1st Edition

    Edited by Michael Fritsch, David J. Storey

    Enterprise and entrepreneurship is of strong interest to policy-makers because new and small firms can be a key contributor to job and wealth creation. However this contribution varies spatially, with some areas in a country having new firm formation rates that are up to three or four times higher…

    Paperback – 2017-06-07
    Routledge
    Regions and Cities

  • Behavioural Risks in Corporate Governance: Regulatory Intervention as a Risk Management Mechanism book cover

    Behavioural Risks in Corporate Governance

    Regulatory Intervention as a Risk Management Mechanism, 1st Edition

    By Ngozi Vivian Okoye

    Recent cases of corporate failures, including the fixing of LIBOR rates and money laundering issues in the banking industry, highlight how behavioural issues on the part of company directors are significant contributory factors in corporate governance and the success or failure of companies. This…

    Paperback – 2017-05-25
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Corporate Law

  • Ancient Wisdom for Modern Management: Machiavelli at 500 book cover

    Ancient Wisdom for Modern Management

    Machiavelli at 500, 1st Edition

    By Ralf Lisch

    Machiavelli lives. 500 years after Niccolò Machiavelli has written 'The Prince', this classic of the mechanisms behind success in management has not lost its relevance. In an intriguing and inspiring interplay of quotes, interpretations and examples, Dr Ralf Lisch develops Machiavelli's most…

    Paperback – 2017-05-25
    Routledge

  • Organizational Histories of Nonprofit Human Service Organizations book cover

    Organizational Histories of Nonprofit Human Service Organizations

    1st Edition

    Edited by Michael J. Austin

    This book is based on an important but complicated question: How have nonprofit human service organizations sustained themselves over time? It documents the organizational histories of pioneering nonprofits that have unique missions and significant longevity – in one case, 157 years. This volume…

    Paperback – 2017-05-24
    Routledge

  • Exploring Distance in Leader-Follower Relationships: When Near is Far and Far is Near book cover

    Exploring Distance in Leader-Follower Relationships

    When Near is Far and Far is Near, 1st Edition

    Edited by Michelle C. Bligh, Ronald E. Riggio

    Leaders face new challenges as they cope with changes in culture, technology and the workplace. In this edited volume, based on a conference at Claremont, scholars of leadership studies from three continents discuss the latest psychological research on interpersonal leader–follower relations. The…

    Paperback – 2017-05-24
    Routledge
    Leadership: Research and Practice

  • Third Generation Leadership and the Locus of Control: Knowledge, Change and Neuroscience book cover

    Third Generation Leadership and the Locus of Control

    Knowledge, Change and Neuroscience, 1st Edition

    By Douglas G. Long

    There have been two critical leadership approaches. First Generation Leadership (command and control) was the dominant model until the 1940s. Second Generation Leadership (compliance coupled with rewards and punishments) is still dominant today. This approach is being rejected by 'Generation Y ',…

    Paperback – 2017-05-22
    Routledge

  • Bullying in the Arts: Vocation, Exploitation and Abuse of Power book cover

    Bullying in the Arts

    Vocation, Exploitation and Abuse of Power, 1st Edition

    By Anne-Marie Quigg

    Diva, Prima Donna, Maestro, Virtuoso: creative geniuses with the ability to deliver artistic excellence. However this perception can serve to tilt the balance of power in relationships and to substantiate the notion of artistic temperament; the Master is always right and the Diva must have her way.…

    Paperback – 2017-04-28
    Routledge

  • The Handbook of Dealing with Workplace Bullying book cover

    The Handbook of Dealing with Workplace Bullying

    1st Edition

    By Anne-Marie Quigg

    The topic of workplace bullying and abuse gained considerable public and media attention during 2013 when the scandal of events at the BBC was unveiled following an enquiry led by Dinah Rose QC. The Handbook of Dealing with Workplace Bullying, edited by Dr Anne-Marie Quigg, presents the collective…

    Paperback – 2017-04-28
    Routledge

  • Making Public Policy Decisions: Expertise, skills and experience book cover

    Making Public Policy Decisions

    Expertise, skills and experience, 1st Edition

    Edited by Damon Alexander, Jenny M. Lewis

    To understand public policy decisions, it is imperative to understand the capacities of the individual actors who are making them, how they think and feel about their role, and what drives and motivates them. However, the current literature takes little account of this, preferring instead to frame…

    Paperback – 2017-04-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Studies in Public Management

  • Critical Leadership: Leader-Follower Dynamics in a Public Organization book cover

    Critical Leadership

    Leader-Follower Dynamics in a Public Organization, 1st Edition

    By Paul Evans, John Hassard, Paula Hyde

    Critical approaches to leadership studies have sought to challenge the normative position of leadership as residing solely within the formal leader and have gone as far as to undermine the traditionally held assumption of leadership as a "real" phenomenon. The book offers a critical account of the…

    Paperback – 2017-02-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Studies in Public Management

  • Organizations, Individualism and Economic Theory book cover

    Organizations, Individualism and Economic Theory

    1st Edition

    By Maria Brouwer

    Most economic theory is based on the assumption that economies grow in a linear fashion. Recessions, depressions and (financial) crises are explained by policy mistakes. However, economic development has historically been uneven, and this state of affairs continues today. This book argues that…

    Paperback – 2016-12-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Frontiers of Political Economy

  • It Should Never Happen Again: The Failure of Inquiries and Commissions to Enhance Risk Governance book cover

    It Should Never Happen Again

    The Failure of Inquiries and Commissions to Enhance Risk Governance, 1st Edition

    By Mike Lauder

    In It Should Never Happen Again, Dr Mike Lauder questions the value of public inquiries. Every day, we hear about another inquiry being set up, or why the last one failed to deliver the hoped for outcomes. A great deal of time and taxpayers’ money is spent on inquiries and even more on implementing…

    Paperback – 2016-11-25
    Routledge

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